Directors & Management

Mr Gino D’Anna - Director

Mr D’Anna is a founding Director of the Company.

Mr D’Anna has significant primary and secondary capital markets experience and has extensive experience in resource exploration, public company operations and administration and financial management.

He is also a Director of Metals Australia Limited (ASX: MLS) and Askari Metals (ASX: AS2).

Ms Candice Stevenson - Director

Ms Stevenson is a professional company director with significant experience in financial management in the mining sector and specifically junior exploration companies. She has held past senior financial accounting roles with Griffin Group, Atrum Limited (ASX:ATU), K2Fly (ASX:K2F) and the Australian Taxation Office.

She is a Director of Lithium Springs Limited (ASX: LS1 Reserved) and cardiovascular imaging innovator Navier Medical Ltd (ASX:NM1 Reserved).

Mr Robert Sills - Non-Executive Technical Director

Mr. Sills, with a 28-year career in critical materials, mainly lithium and rare earths, has significantly contributed to enhancing supply chain resilience and ESG credentials in the lithium-ion battery industry. Currently, he’s the Managing Director of Lithium Springs Limited, where he rapidly developed the Brazil Lake Lithium deposit in Nova Scotia. Previously, he held key roles at Essential Metals, Core Lithium, and Rio Tinto, where he achieved a record price for spodumene DSO, setting a benchmark for future sales. (ASX:WR1) and AIM-listed Kodal Minerals plc (LON:KOD).

Ms Fiona Paterson - Consultant

Ms Paterson is an experienced risk engineer, investor, corporate executive and corporate governance professional.

She is a former Non-Executive Director of K2Fly NL, which sold its assets to K2Fly Limited (ASX:K2F). She is the founder and Director of Natres Services Pty Ltd, Director of Lithium Springs Ltd (ASX:LS1 Reserved) and Director of Oceanic Dental Limited.

Ms Paterson is Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Russell Moran - Consultant

Mr Moran has a background in strategic business development in the mining, oil & gas, technology and health sectors and has significant experience in mineral resource development. 

Mr Paul Fromson - CFO/Company Secretary

Mr Fromson, B.Com, CPA, AICD, is a finance professional who has more than 30 years industry experience, including over 23 years with ASX listed resource companies. He has held a variety of senior positions including Company Secretary, Chief Financial Officer and Director in exploration and mining companies.

Mr Fromson’s resources experience extends over a number of commodities and he has worked on multinational joint ventures such as the Boddington Gold Mine and Worsley Alumina Projects through to a significant gold producer and a variety of exploration companies on projects within Australia and overseas. Mr Fromson brings extensive experience in corporate matters, ASX listing rules and all forms of capital raising.

He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Certified Practising Accountant and a Licensed Tax Agent. Mr. Fromson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Western Australia.

Dr Quinton Hills - Technical Advisor

Dr Hills is a geologist and minerals industry executive with 15 years experience in project generation, exploration and project development across a broad range of base and precious metals projects in Australia, Botswana and Sweden. Dr Hills has been the Exploration Manager for three ASX-listed mineral resource companies. He has a Ph.D in Structural Geology with extensive experience in highly deformed terranes and is an expert in resource target generation and expansion drilling.

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